Career and Co-op coordinator
Career and Experiential Education
B.S. Engineering Ohio State, M.B.A. Xavier University
Expertise: Career Advising and Professional Development
Mr. Utecht previously held the position of HR Director at Convergys Corporation and has over 20 years experience in professional development, talent management, leadership coaching, recruiting and assessment. In 2007 he joined Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center as Organizational Effectiveness Consultant where he supported leadership selection, assimilation, assessment, performance improvement, career development and succession planning. He later assumed the position of Family Advocacy Officer, where he was instrumental in directing improvements in patient experience and quality. Mr. Utecht entered the higher education field in 2011 as Associate Director of Career Services at Miami University, where he was responsible for employer relations, on campus recruiting, marketing communications and career advising. In 2012, he joined the College of Mount St. Joseph Career & Experiential Education Center where he provides students and alumni with career advising, skills and interest assessments, co-op placement, job search assistance and workshops, and professional development classes. He also collaborates with faculty and staff to provide customized career development programs and supports employer relations and development activities.